General Guidlines For ICAR

ICAR AIEEA UG – Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) All India Entrance Examination (AIEEA) Under Graduate (UG) is the national level entrance exam for admission to UG agriculture, horticulture, forestry, community science, food nutrition and dietetics, sericulture, dairy technology, food technology, bio technology courses in and related courses in agricultural universities on 15% of the university seats (100% seats in few colleges too). AIEEA UG is conducted yearly by the National Testing Agency.

ICAR AIEEA UG: An Overview

Name Of Exam All India Entrance Examination Under Graduate
Also known as ICAR AIEEA UG
Exam level National
Exam conducting body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency Once a year
For admission to courses 11 Courses, Listed Below
For admission to institutes All Agricultural Universities on 15% of the University seats (100% seats in RLB CAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal and Dr. RP CAU Pusa, Bihar)

ICAR AIEEA UG: Courses offered

Sr. No. Course Name
1. B.Sc (hons) Agriculture
2. B.Sc (hons) Horticulture
3. B.Sc (hons) Community Science
4. B.Sc (hons) Sericulture
5. B.Sc (hons) Forestry
6. B.Tech Agricultural Engineering
7. BFSc
8. B.Tech Food Technology
9. B.Tech Bio Technology
10. B.Tech Dairy Technology
11. Food Nutrition and Dietetics

ICAR AIEEA UG: Who can apply? (Eligibility Criteria)

Indian Council of Agricultural Research has announced eligibility criteria for admission to undergraduate programs through 23rd AIEEA UG . It is as follows:

Qualifying exam: You should have passed (or appearing) 10+2 exam from a recognized board. Your aggregate score should be at least 50% (if you are belonging to general / OBC NCL / UPS category) or 40% (if you are belonging to SC / ST / PC category).

Educational qualification

Degree Programme for Admission Subjects which you must have passed in 10+2 Subjects you need to attempt in entrance examination
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture PCB / PCMB / PCM / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCM / PCA / ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture PCB / PCMB / PCM / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCM / PCA / ABC
B.F.Sc. PCB / PCMB / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCA / ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry PCB / PCMB / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCA / ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science PCB / PCMB / PCM PCB / PCM
Food Nutrition and Dietetics PCB / PCMB / PCM PCB / PCM
B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture PCB / PCMB / PCM PCB / PCM
B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering PCM /PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Dairy Technology PCM /PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Food Technology PCM /PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Bio- Technology PCM / PCMB / PCB PCM / PCB
P: Physics , C: Chemistry,M: Mathematics,B: Biology,A: Agriculture,F: Forestry

Age and nationality: You should be an Indian national. Your age should be at least 16 years.

ICAR AIEEA UG: Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for ICAR AIEEA UG is provided below, candidates can check for the same.

  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Language of the Examination: Hindi and English
  • Total Time Allotted: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 180
  • Total Marks: 720
  • Number of Sections: 5 (Students have to attempt only three sections in the main examination)
  • Name of the Sections: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, and Mathematics

Colleges Accepting ICAR AIEEA UG Scores

There are various colleges which offers the admission on the basis of ICAR AIEEA UG Scores. The list for the same (as per last year) is provided below.


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